Phytolec to treat and prevent endothelial dysfunction

Endothelial dysfunction (ED) is weakening of the inner lining of blood vessels, resulting in inflammation, high cholesterol, high oxidative stress, and vascular stiffness.

This is the primary root cause of atherosclerosis, which is the main cause of stroke and heart attack.

The herb Phyllanthus emblica as an extract in Phytolec was clinically proven in a human study improves ED in diabetic patients without the side effects of statins.

Other causes of ED are chronic stress (managed by adaptogenic herbs such as eleuthero), high glucose, low Vitamin D status, and high c-reactive protein marker (check with a blood test).

Since heart disease is the number killer, it is highly suggested to improve ED with this herb extract, coupled with a healthy lifestyle.

Emblic Myrobalan

Anti-aging herb, Emblic Myrobalan



Usharani, P, Fatima N., Muralidhar, N. (2013). Effects of Phyllanthus emblica extract on endothelial dysfunction and biomarkers of oxidative stress in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus: A randomized, double blind, controlled study. Diabetes Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity, 6, 275-284.


About Sebastian Liew

Matthew Wood, the renowned American herbalist described Sebastian as ‘one of the most unique and talented practitioners of natural healing and herbalism.’ The New Paper (Singapore) called Sebastian Liew 'The Medicine Man'. Indeed, Sebastian is a qualified and registered Medical Herbalist (accredited by the National Herbalists Association of Australia), with a Master's degree in Herbal Medicine from the University of New England, Australia. He is the first medical herbalist in Singapore and is known to popularize phytotherapy (Western herbal medicine), European traditional medicine, and St Hildegard medicine (Germany) in Singapore and probably in Asia. Sebastian has 20 years clinical work experiences and treated numerous patients with different medical conditions from all age groups in his Singapore clinic. Sebastian authored the book, Leaf to Life: The Natural Approach to Slow Down Aging and Living a Healing Life, which set the fundamentals for healthy aging and the prevention or treatment for almost all diseases. Please visit website
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